Can HIV be detected through a regular blood test ?
Dr. Maya Halabi-Tawil, Dermatology - Yes,it is a special blood test, called HIV1-2 serology
My friend got a piercing but didnt check the needle was sterile.so if there was a virus in the needle (aids or any other) when will the symptoms show?
Dr. Maya Halabi-Tawil, Dermatology - your friend should get a blood test 6weeks after the piercing to search for hiv hepatitis b and c.
How soon will hiv symptoms appear Nd what are the first signs? Could they appear in less than 1 week?
What are the HIV rates in lebanon? is it easily transmitted from men to women? Where can we get a proper safe HIV test?
Had an hiv test in a nonprofit organization, he poked my fing with a small needle & put some blood on test. He didnt use a new one he only wiped it with alcool(needle. Is it safe. Can i be infected?
HIV test result is negative 8 weeks post exposure (4 weeks postPEP treatment). How much such results are accurate and conclusive , can they turn positive later on? and till when should i keep test ?
Hi Docs. I had a low risk exposure and tested HIV negative from 2 different labs after 3 months but all symptoms are there mostly recurrent mouth ulcers fatigue pain. could this be false negative?
Dr. Osama Da'na, General Medicine - Rarely it could be. There are a lot of possible causes of your symptoms other than HIV
Can an HIV test and HPS test be performed without a blood test?
Dr. Salim Saab, Otolaryngology (Ent) - hivcan be tested by blood or oralliquid in women only hpv test may done also by pap test